International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Public Health Education | Kenya | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018


Role of Nurses in the Uptake of Comprehensive Abortion Care in Tier Three Health Facilities in Nairobi County

Jeremiah Mainah [4] | Margret Keraka | Dr. Otieno.G.O


Abstract: According to safe motherhood initiative every minute out of 380 women who become pregnant, 190 face unplanned or unwanted pregnancy, 110 experience a pregnancy related complication, 40 have unsafe abortion and one dies. According to World Health Organisation the likelihood of a women having an unintended pregnancy and seeking induced abortion is the same and legal restrictions and such other barriers only increases the chances of women from seeking abortion services from unskilled providers (WHO, 2012). The study investigated the role of nurses in the uptake of comprehensive abortion care in tier three health facilities in Nairobi County. The study had three objectives. The first objective was to establish the extent into which nurses attitude influence the uptake of comprehensive abortion care in tier three health facilities in Nairobi County. The second objective was to determine the extent into which reproductive health policies influence the role of nurses in the uptake of comprehensive abortion care in tier three health facilities in Nairobi County. Lastly the study was to identify health facilities resources influencing the role of nurses in the uptake of comprehensive abortion care in tier three health facilities in Nairobi County


Keywords: Role of Nurses in the Uptake of Comprehensive Abortion Care in Tier Three Health Facilities in Nairobi County


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,


Pages: 845 - 849


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